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Pope Francis refuses to meet with Mike Pompeo ahead of 2020 electionWhen asked whether the meeting would be exploited by Pompeo, the Vatican's second-ranking official said, "I have no proof to say this, but certainly it is a thought that may be made."
Facebook removes Trump ads about Biden, COVID-19 and refugees216 ads were shared before being taken down by Facebook, which said they do not "allow claims that people's physical safety, health, or survival is threatened by people on the basis of their national origin or immigration status."
Trump attempts to clarify his "stand back and stand by" statementPresident Trump may have emboldened the Proud Boys with his debate comments. The president is now saying he doesn't know "who" the Proud Boys are. Jeff Pegues speaks with a former member of the group.
Trump attempts to clean up "stand by" comment, earlier refusal to denounce white supremacistsPresident Trump on Wednesday attempted to clean up controversial comments he made Tuesday night while refusing to denounce white supremacists. Meanwhile, Republican lawmakers sought to distance themselves from the president's remarks. Paula Reid reports.
California bans chokeholds, shortens probation sentences"Americans across the country took to the streets this summer rightfully demanding more and better of our criminal justice system – and of ourselves," Newsom said in a statement.
Republicans narrow voter registration gap in swing statesThere are many forces at play: Republicans are making strides with registered voters, and the two-party system is losing its appeal, especially with young people.
House likely to vote on revised coronavirus relief bill ThursdaySpeaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday that she was "hoping we will be voting on it today."
Trump administration sets refugee cap at 15,000, a record lowThe Trump administration said it is planning to take in no more than 15,000 refugees in fiscal year 2021.
Eye Opener: Debate commission plans changes to formatThe Commission on Presidential Debates is looking into changing formats following the fiery back-and-forth at the first debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Also, thousands of airline employees are losing their jobs as a federal aid program runs out. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
2020 presidential debates: Timing and topics for Trump and BidenThree presidential debates and one vice presidential debate are scheduled to take place in the next few weeks before the November 3 election.